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The snow leopard

Author: Peter Matthiessen
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1996.
Series: Penguin nature classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Matthiessen went to Nepal to study the Himalayan blue sheep and, possibly, to glimpse the rare and beautiful snow leopard, he undertook his five-week trek as winter snows were sweeping into the high passes. This is a radiant and deeply moving account of a "true pilgrimage, a journey of the heart."
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Genre/Form: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Matthiessen
ISBN: 0140255087 9780140255089 9781417637515 141763751X
OCLC Number: 35056616
Notes: Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1978.
Description: 338 pages : maps ; 20 cm.
Contents: Westward --
Northward --
Crystal mountain --
Way home --
Acknowledgments --
Notes --
Index. Westward --
Northward --
At Crystal mountain --
Way home.
Series Title: Penguin nature classics.
Responsibility: Peter Matthiessen.

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When Matthiessen went to Nepal to study the Himalayan blue sheep and, possibly, to glimpse the rare and beautiful snow leopard, he undertook his five-week trek as winter snows were sweeping into the high passes. This is a radiant and deeply moving account of a "true pilgrimage, a journey of the heart."

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